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Who Was the First Leader to Congratulate Bibi?

I’ll give you a hint, it wasn’t Chavez

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Iran and the Weekend Hangover

A round-up of fake news we wish were true and true news we wish were fake

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Who Will Be in Israel’s Next Cabinet?

The coalition game: Who’s in — and who’s out

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Sundown: Lapid Won’t Block Bibi Government

Plus the Pentagon reverses ban on women in combat

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Why I Voted for Yair Lapid

The centrist’s simple but emotionally profound Zionism could lead to an Israel less at war with itself

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How Nearly Everyone Got the Election So Wrong

Looking at the prevailing narratives about Israel

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Israeli Voters Speak

Video: With exit polls predicting surprises, Jerusalemites explained who they voted for in today’s election—and why

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Why Yair Lapid and Yesh Atid?

Looking at the Israeli election’s big winner

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Israeli Polls Close, Exit Polls Released

If accurate, Likud-Beiteinu holds 31 with Yesh Atid second

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Record Voter Turnout in Israel, But Not for Bibi

Early estimates suggest that nearly 50% of eligible voters have cast ballots

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Whose Side Are You On Anyway?

Cast a vote in the Israeli elections

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Daybreak: Israelis Hit The Polls

Plus President Obama kicks off second term

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Sundown: Bibi Vows No Settlement Demolitions

Plus debt ceiling issue likely to get kicked down the road three months

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Do the World’s Double Standards Absolve Israel?

Zionism and the coming age of isolation

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A Far-Right Israeli Electorate?

Contrary to conventional wisdom, Israelis haven’t become radicals. They’ve just abandoned a delusion.

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The Bibi-Bennett Dance

Do they want to work with each other?

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Daybreak: Iran Sets Up Spy Posts in Syria

Plus Colin Powell backs Hagel for Defense Secretary

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How Bibi Frolics in the Winter Snow

The Israeli premier has enraged his enemies again

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Tablet’s Guide to the Israeli Elections

Everything you wanted to know, but were too disenchanted to ask

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Daybreak: Iran’s Annual Inflation Soars

Plus with Syrian conflict in mind, Israel plans a fence in the Golan Heights

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The Death of the Party

Did Shelly Yachimovich, by avoiding matters of national security, kill Israel’s Labor Party?

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Israeli Election Update: Coalition Scenarios

Looking at which parties may run the next government and its ruling coalition

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Daybreak: Bibi Will “Never Divide” Jerusalem

Plus Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62

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The New One-State Solution

On the cusp of this month’s Israeli election, powerful Likud politicians push for annexation of the West Bank

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Israeli Embassy Denies Ron Dermer Rumor

Reports had Dermer replacing Michael Oren as Israeli ambassador to U.S.

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Ron Dermer For Israeli Ambassador to U.S.?

According to report, Bibi’s close adviser may take reins from Michael Oren

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Daybreak: Change for Women at the Kotel?

Plus Syrian police  chief defects as post-Assad era looms

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Breaking: Avigdor Lieberman to Resign

Following indictment, Israeli FM to quit, but will return for elections

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Sundown: Susan Rice Ends Her State Bid

Plus  Avigdor Lieberman will not resign…yet

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Israeli Foreign Minister Lieberman Indicted

Major cases dismissed, but he may still have to resign his post